Weiden an der March

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Weiden an der March
Weiden an der March is located in Austria
Weiden an der March
Weiden an der March
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°18′N 16°49′E / 48.300°N 16.817°E / 48.300; 16.817Coordinates: 48°18′N 16°49′E / 48.300°N 16.817°E / 48.300; 16.817
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Gänserndorf
Government
 • Mayor Josef Dienst
Area
 • Total 55.8 km2 (21.5 sq mi)
Elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,005
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2295
Area code 02284
Website www.weiden-march.at

Weiden an der March is a municipality in the district of Gänserndorf in Lower Austria, Austria.

Geography[edit]

Weiden an der March lies in the Weinviertel in Lower Austria. It lies near the river Morava (German: March), which forms the border with Slovakia. 19.63% of the municipality is forested.

On 1 January 1975 the former municipalities of Baumgarten an der March, Oberweiden and Zwerndorf were merged to form Weiden an der March.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 921 —    
1981 854 −7.3%
1991 822 −3.7%
2001 904 +10.0%
2011 985 +9.0%

Economy[edit]

There are 26 companies in Weiden, and 403 persons are employed. The employment rate in 2001 was 45.79%.

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